As part of the sponsorship of the first OpenSimulator Community Conference (OSCC13), Beta Technologies has updated CHAIA’s City & Spectacle: A Vision of Pre-Earthquake Lisbon project on Kitely, by including a virtual museum showing a 2D map of the virtual reconstruction with labels and a historical timeline of the construction of the architecture. […]
Portugal’s National Museum of Ancient Art has invited the team from CHAIA, developing the City & Spectacle: a vision of pre-earthquake Lisbon project with Beta Technologies, to be present with a video integrated in the “Prodigious Commission” exhibit, which will run from May 18th to September 29th, 2013.
In development since 2005, City & Spectacle: A Vision of Pre-Earthquake Lisbon is a virtual archaeology academic project that endeavours to give an idea on how the city of Lisbon looked like on November 1st, 1755, when an earthquake (followed by a tsunami and fires) completely destroyed it. Based on documental […]
The research team for the City and Spectacle: a vision of pre-earthquake Lisbon project, which is recreating the city of Lisbon in 1755 just before the Earthquake of November 1, 1755 with Beta Technologies using OpenSimulator technology, is presenting the latest series of enhancements and remodelation of the current buildings at the Virtual […]
As part of the very long project of creating a visual representation of the city of Lisbon in 1755, just before the earthquake destroyed it, Beta Technologies was asked to provide a promotional video of the work done so far, which is going to be used on the many international […]
The City and Spectacle: a vision of pre-earthquake Lisbon project, a virtual recreation of the city of Lisbon before the 1755 earthquake, using Second Life® technology, is a pioneer project in Portugal promoted by the Centro de História de Arte e Investigação Artística da Universidade de Évora (CHAIA), Beta Technologies, and King’s Visualisation […]
As part of the ongoing work with CHAIA (University of Évora), Beta Technologies upgraded their long-term project for the virtual recreation of the city of Lisbon just prior to the 1755 earthquake which utterly destroyed most of the downtown. As further research reveals more fascinating aspects of a Lost City […]
Coordinated by Profs. Alexandra Gago da Câmara and Helena Murteira from CHAIA (University of Évora), Beta Technologies deployed an historical representation of the city of Lisbon in 1755, shortly before it was destroyed by the 1755 earthquake, to be included in the presentation City and Spectacle: a vision of pre-earthquake Lisbon […]